An Angsty, Contemporary Romance with Mafia Drama
“Dance is the hidden language of the soul.” – Martha Graham
Kings of Midnight is the first book in a new saga from breakout author, J.Q. Anderson. Set in the vibrant city of Buenos Argentina, Kings of Midnight tells the story of ballet ingénue, Camila, while she navigates the dynamic world of professional ballet in the illustrious Teatro Colón Company.
Kings of Midnight is a misleading title. While Kings of Midnight as a title is a direct reference to the mysterious and alpha-type hero that sweeps Camila off her feet, the story J.Q. Anderson weaves is an epic contemporary romance story of how Camila balances her first love, her professional career, and all the complications that inevitably plague life’s big decisions.
The aspect of Kings of Midnight that truly stole the show is the dedication to the description of ballet life in Argentina. The author will undoubtedly make you want to travel to Argentina. With all of the wonderfully detailed descriptions of the city, the food, and the atmosphere that in between chapters I spent time looking up pictures of downtown Buenos Aires, the Teatro Colón, and all the gorgeous landscape pictures that I could find.
While I think Kings of Midnight could have easily been condensed with condensing some of the repetition of dramatic elements, I did enjoy this story once I realized that it’s not a mafia romance, nor is it a dark romance. Camila’s love with Sebastian isn’t hinged upon his family’s ties to the mafia, though the mafia does eventually cause drama for both of them. Overall, Camila has to learn to trust her instincts and herself in order to find her happily ever after, and I was more than pleased with the conclusion of this romance story.
If you’re looking to get lost in an exotic, and description-filled contemporary romance, then look no further! Kings of Midnight is available now in Kindle Unlimited!
Jes is a self-proclaimed bookworm, who recently moved from the PNW back to the Midwest. When her nose isn’t in a book, she’s spending time with her husband, two kids, and her three fur babies, or exploring the globe. She also firmly believes that you should start the day with coffee, and end the day in bed with a good book.